A Hudson Valley man admitted that he killed his supervisor by hitting him repeatedly with a shovel.

On Tuesday in Sullivan County Court, 37-year-old Rickey Bolden of Monticello pleaded guilty to murder.

In court, Bolden admitted that he killed 61-year-old John Ferrarri of Riverdale N.J., on September 21, 2016, at the Pardess Bungalow Colony on Old Liberty Road in the Town of Thompson.

Bolden confessed to hitting Ferrari multiple times in or near his head with a shovel, causing his death.

Bolden was employed as a maintenance worker for Ferrari, who was the caretaker at the bungalow colony.

Under terms of his plea deal, Bolden is expected to receive 21 years to life in prison when sentenced in December.

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